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The blue eagle at work : reclaiming democratic rights in the American workplace

Author: Charles J Morris
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Blue Eagle at Work, Charles J. Morris, a renowned labor law scholar and preeminent authority on the National Labor Relations Act, uncovers a long-forgotten feature of that act that offers a new approach to the revitalization of the American labor movement and the institution of collective bargaining. He convincingly demonstrates that in private-sector nonunion workplaces, the Act guarantees that employees
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Morris
ISBN: 0801443172 9780801443176
OCLC Number: 55502400
Description: xvii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Membership-based collective bargaining, the Norris-LaGuardia Act, and section 7(a) of the National Industrial Recovery Act --
Prelude to the Wagner Act : the 1934 Labor Disputes Bill and the state of labor relations under the blue eagle --
The NLRA Bill in Congress : what happened on the way to passage --
How lack of wisdom became conventional wisdom : union elections are habit-forming --
The search for the phantom provision : the statutory text means exactly what it says --
The Constitutional dimension : with deference to Catholic Bishop, DeBartolo, and Beck --
The Chevron two-step process as an alternative approach : national labor relations board approval would represent a rational construction consistent with the act --
The international human-rights dimension and U.S. obligations under international law --
The current state of the law : the issue is defined and the slate is clean --
Obtaining imprimaturs from the labor board and the courts : alternative routes to legal acceptance --
Union organizing through members-only collective bargaining --
Industrial democracy at work : turning Wagner's vision into reality --
Relevant provisions in drafts of 1934 "Labor Disputes" Bill and "National Adjustment Bill" substitute, S. 2926 --
Relevant provisions in 1935 drafts of "National Labor Relations Act," S. 1958.
Responsibility: Charles J. Morris ; with a foreword by Theodore J. St. Antoine.

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"Morris concludes that employees in a workplace where there is no exclusive-majority representative never lost their right to minority-union representation; that a minority union is automatically Read more...

 
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